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To commemorate the happy Coincidence...



We were wondering about where this dinner was held. Research in contemporary newspapers revealed that there were a few Jublilee Dinners in Dublin on that Saturday 13th August in 1814. However the Lord Mayor attended the one at the Rotunda according to the Freeman's Journal, while the Lord Lieutenant "was not present". As our ticket here is "Under the Patronage and Direction of the Corporation of the City of Dublin, a Dinner at the Rotunda attended by the Lord Mayor of Dublin looks like a better bet.....(Engraving attributed to one of the Brocas Family)..Date: Saturday, 13 August 1814..Size: 17.6 x 12.5 cm..NLI Ref.: PD 2177 (TX) 5 ( http://catalogue.nli.ie/Record/vtls000030447 )



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